“ Howard Murad, M.D., Dermatologist & Founder
Intense Recovery Cream
Clinically proven, comforting cream for face and eyes reduces the visible signs of stress-induced aging and redness.
- Microalgae extract smooths the look of facial tension and stress lines
- Deeply moisturizes even severely dry skin as it relieves visible redness & encourages recovery
Did you know many things can stress out skin—hormonal changes, aggressive beauty routines…not to mention psychological stress and fatigue? The result is skin that’s dry, irritated, red, and out of balance. Intense Recovery Cream is helps offset symptoms of skin stress and boost skin's resilience so it comes back stronger.
Dr. Murad’s favorite way to stress less is to bring out his inner child by way of art. We’ve partnered with optimism artist Jade Purple Brown to create a custom coloring sheet so you can color your way to less stress.
Download Jade Purple Brown Coloring Sheet
Which skin type is it good for?
Intense Recovery Cream—Murad’s richest cream to date—soothes the visible signs of skin stress, whether environmental or triggered by lifestyle.
After using for 4 weeks:
- 100% agree skin felt soothed
- 92% agree skin feels comforted and more hydrated
- 88% agree that their over-stressed skin looks relaxed (calm)
- Users showed an overall reduction in redness by 14.69% as clinically measured through expert grading in an independent study
- 89% of subjects showed improvement in redness
- Proven results reported by trial participants in a 4-week clinical study.
Shea Butter & Macadamia Oil
Deeply moisturize and comfort severely dehydrated skin.
Mirabilis Jalapa Plant Extract
Soothes irritation and visible redness.
Science-Backed Microalgae Extract
Helps calm the visible signs of stress to reduce the look of expression lines and restore radiance.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Betaine, Cetearyl Methicone, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Myristate, Stearyl Dimethicone, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Polyglyceryl-3 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Polysorbate 60, Dimethicone, Behenyl Alcohol, Glycol Distearate, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil, Pogostemon Cablin Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil, Cedrus Atlantica Bark Oil, Chlorella Emersonii Extract, Mirabilis Jalapa Extract, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract, Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract, Solanum Melongena (Eggplant) Fruit Extract, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Flower/Leaf Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Xanthan Gum, Propanediol, Octadecene, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Limonene, Linalool
Formulated Without: Parabens, Sulfates, Phthalates, Gluten, Mineral Oil, Formaldehyde, Oxybenzone, Petrolatum/Petroleum
Cleanse with Prebiotic 4-in-1 MultiCleanser.
Massage evenly over face, neck and chest. Gently pat around the eye area.
Follow with a Murad SPF during the day.
And more importantly, how can you extinguish it?
Stress can go skin deep. Try these tips for feeling and looking better.